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49er Gold Rush 5k Run/Walk

The UNC Charlotte 49er Gold Rush 5K Run/Walk is hosted by the Recreational Services Department. This is a race for all fitness levels and a great way for all of us to come together and motivate each other as we cross the finish line. If you don't want to participate in the race come cheer us on and enjoy the race day festivities.

What to expect:

• Race day check in is from 7:30am to 8:30am

• Race start at 9:00am

• Wear comfortable shoes and dress in layers

• Prepare to plenty of pictures

• Bring a smile and a positive attitude 

Rates:

• $15 for UNC Charlotte students by 1/22/14

• $22 for all other participants by 1/22/14

• $30 All participants race day 2/1/14

FREE for spectators, supporters, and finish line cheer leaders

I will be located at the Belk Track and Field Complex packet registration area for those who want to meet up before the race. Make sure I get a photo of all participants and supporters before you leave to update on the site. 

Contact me at [masked] or email me at [masked] for any questions or concerns.

Early Registers

Register at this link https://ecom.uncc.edu/C21561_ustores/web/product_detail.jsp?PRODUCTID=79&SINGLESTORE=true or you can wait until race day. 

For additional race info check out this link http://recservices.uncc.edu/signature/5k

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  • A former member
    A former member

    There's another 5k in two weeks. The Fire 5K at Latta Plantation. I've already signed up to run it and posted it a suggested meetup for the group. I'd love some company if anyone is interested.

    February 2, 2014

    • A former member
      A former member

      The sign up is through Sportoften and there is a link for it through the parks & rec website. http://charmeck.org/M...­

      February 4, 2014

    • A former member
      A former member

      The cost is $25 and you can also make a donation to the parks department. There is a $3.35 "convenience fee" when you sign up.

      February 4, 2014

  • Jayden J.

    I'm here

    February 1, 2014

    • A former member
      A former member

      How did the photos come out? I'd love to see them.

      1 · February 2, 2014

    • Jayden J.

      Over 250 pics were taken. I'm on it!

      February 2, 2014

  • Robbie

    It was nice to meet everyone b4 the run today. I enjoyed the run and look forward to attending more workouts.

    1 · February 1, 2014

    • jacqueline

      Yes, it was great to meet all of you and a very nice day for a run. I look forward to shaving some time off the next.

      1 · February 2, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    It was a great run! Thank you Julie for being my running/walking partner.

    1 · February 1, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    I probably will be walking most of this. Would love to have company from anyone in the group who's not a runner.

    1 · January 19, 2014

    • Julie D.

      Hi Helen! Ill probably run about half of it...but i have a very slow pace. Lets buddy up if you want. :)

      2 · January 31, 2014

    • A former member
      A former member

      Julie, that would be great! We can meet up at the picture taking.

      January 31, 2014

  • Robbie

    I should get there about 8:30 or sooner. See you all in the a.m.

    1 · January 31, 2014

  • Jayden J.

    Okay every, tomorrow is race day!!! I will be at the event at 8:15am. Please call me so I can take your pictures before the race gets too hectic.

    January 31, 2014

    • Julie D.

      Im excited! And totally hoping the cold doesnt kill me. :-)

      2 · January 31, 2014

  • Thomas Michael O.

    This will be my 1st Run

    January 8, 2014

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